Art. 35 – Double Foul

New rule

Art. 35.1.1

A double foul is a situation in which 2 opponents commit personal fouls against each other at approximately the same time.

Art. 35.1.2

To consider 2 fouls as a double foul, the following conditions shall be required:

  • Both fouls are player’s fouls.
  • Both fouls involve physical contact.
  • Both fouls are between the same 2 opponents fouling each other.
  • Both fouls have the same penalty.

Reason for change

To simplify the foul principles in the situation when 2 opponents commit personal fouls against each other at approximately the same time.